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Onsite traffic management and pedestrian safety

Workplaces in the construction, manufacturing, transport and agriculture industries will be the focus of a year-long statewide audit campaign starting in July 2016 targeting traffic management. Read more about Onsite traffic management and pedestrian safety

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Fixed plant campaign April 2017

From April 2017 to July 2018, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will conduct fixed plant assessments at Queensland food processing, metal and fabricated metal manufacturing workplaces. This assessment campaign aims to reduce injury rates and fatalities in these manufacturing industry sectors. Read more about Fixed plant campaign April 2017

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Queensland poultry processing industry safety campaign

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ), WorkCover Queensland (WorkCover) and the Workers’ Compensation Regulator (Regulator) will be conducting a safety campaign from February 2016 to July 2018 across the Queensland poultry processing industry. Read more about Queensland poultry processing industry safety campaign

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Changing safety culture - Snap Fresh

Changing an organisation's safety culture takes time and dedication and management and staff. Snap Fresh OHS Coordinator, Belinda Llamas understood that the overall organisational culture needed to be taken into consideration in order to improve the safety culture at Snap Fresh. Read more about Changing safety culture - Snap Fresh

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Engineering firm puts #HANDSUP for mental health

G&S Engineering is encouraging people to talk about mental health, and put their hands up if they know someone, or if they are someone, who has experienced mental health issues. Read more about Engineering firm puts #HANDSUP for mental health

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Manufacturing employers urged to take action to reduce claims spike

Employers in the manufacturing industry must focus on injury prevention and workers need to stay safe as the industry gears up to take an anticipated 10 to15% hike in workers’ compensation claims. Read more about Manufacturing employers urged to take action to reduce claims spike

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Tropical Reef Shipyard is rewarded with an unprecedented five award nominations

Tropical Reef Shipyard was duly recognised for their commitment to safe work practices and the early rehabilitation and return to work for their injured workers. Read more about Tropical Reef Shipyard is rewarded with an unprecedented five award nominations

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Gladstone employers on the right track

Gladstone employers used WorkCover Queensland visits to clarify who is a contractor and who is a worker, and were able to adjust their WorkCover accident insurance policy to suit. 87% of the employers had the right level of cover. Read more about Gladstone employers on the right track

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Shred-X: Developing a national safety plan

Shred-X was invited to participate in the IPaM program in 2012 following a high number of injury claims. Learn what work health and safety initiatives have been implemented. Read more about Shred-X: Developing a national safety plan

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Keep your workers safe during the holiday season

As the end of the year rapidly approaches, workplaces are preparing for shutdowns over the summer holiday season. This is an opportune time to reflect on the roles and responsibilities of your managers, supervisors and employees and ensure your workplace and your staff stay safe over this period. Read more about Keep your workers safe during the holiday season

Last updated
23 March 2014